Lifeline – www.lifeline.org.au
The Lifeline website has information and fact sheets, real stories, self-help tools and a service finder. Available information covers a wide range of topics including suicide prevention, domestic and family violence, financial problems and loss and grief.
Suicide Callback Service – www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au
Suicide Callback Service has information on suicide-related topics for yourself, someone you are worried about and suicide bereavement.
General Mental Health
Beyondblue – www.beyondblue.org.au
The Beyondblue website provides information relating to depression, anxiety disorders and more, as well as options for treatment, recovery and staying well. They also provide moderated forums on a range of topics.
Black Dog Institute – www.blackdoginstitute.org.au
The Black Dog Institute website provides information about depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and help seeking. They also offer a range of self-assessment tools, as well as education programs, research and clinical services.
Butterfly Foundation – www.thebutterflyfoundation.org.au
The Butterfly Foundation website provides information on a range of eating disorders, treatment, resources and services such as support groups, training and recovery programs.
Head to Health – headtohealth.gov.au
Head to Health is the Australian government site for finding mental health services and resources. You can find information on how to improve your wellbeing, mental health disorders, supporting yourself or someone else, as well as linking you to phone or chat services, apps and websites.
Life in Mind – www.lifeinmindaustralia.com.au
Life in Mind is a website that connects Australian suicide prevention services and programs to each other and the community.
MensLine – www.mensline.org.au
The MensLine Australia website provides tips and advice on topics such as parenting, relationships, suicide prevention and emotional wellbeing. There are also men’s toolkits on anger management, communication and self-care.
SANE Australia – www.sane.org
The SANE website provides fact sheets and guides about mental illness, treatments and supports for people living with a mental illness and their families and carers. There are also moderated forums available for carers and those with lived experience.
Carers NSW – www.carersnsw.org.au
Carers NSW provides practical information for carers, as well as information about support groups and programs, insights into caring roles and advice for carers.
Carer Gateway – www.carergateway.gov.au
The Carer Gateway website includes information on caring for others and caring for yourself as well as an interactive service finder also helps carers connect to local support services.
Mental Health Carers NSW – www.mentalhealthcarersnsw.org
Mental Health Carers provides resources and forums for carers.
You Are Not Alone (SANE Australia) – www.sane.org/you-are-not-alone
This SANE Australia website is designed to provide support to people who have had someone close to them have suicidal thoughts or attempted suicide.
People living with a disability and their carers
Reimagine – www.reimagine.today
Supporting people living with mental health conditions navigate the NDIS
Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling
Your Room – yourroom.health.nsw.gov.au
Your Room provides facts on alcohol and other drugs, latest news, publications, tools and activities, support and treatment options. There is also similar information relevant for Indigenous people.
Yarn Safe – headspace.org.au/yarn-safe/
The Yarn Safe program provides information specific to ATSI on emotional and social wellbeing, stress and pressure, drugs and alcohol and relationships.
ACON – www.acon.org.au
The ACON website provides information on LGBTIQ+ health from mental health to family violence to HIV prevention and support.
EMERGING MINDS – www.emergingminds.com.au
Emerging Minds is dedicated to advancing the mental health and emotional wellbeing of Australian infants, children, adolescents and their families. Their website features articles, information and resources, and toolkits to assist health professionals and parents.
GIDGET FOUNDATION – www.gidgetfoundation.org.au
The Gidget Foundation provides support for Perinatal Depression and Anxiety through the provision of support services for families suffering emotional distress during pregnancy and early parenting and education and awareness programs for health professionals and the community.
PANDA – www.panda.org.au
Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia supports women, men and families affected by anxiety or depression during pregnancy and early childhood. The website provides information and support on the challenges of pregnancy and early parenthood.
Violence and Abuse
Blue Knot Foundation – www.blueknot.org.au
The Blue Knot Foundation website provides information and resources for adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse and their family and friends.
1800 RESPECT – www.1800respect.org.au
1800 RESPECT provides information on healthy relationships, violence, abuse and help and support.
BITE BACK – www.biteback.org.au
BITE BACK is an interactive space that provides information about positive psychology. Through activities, videos and fact sheets you can increase your wellbeing, learn how to deal with stress and harness your strengths. The website includes a Mental Fitness Challenge, quizzes, real stories, audio tracks for mindfulness and meditation and more.
Headspace – www.headspace.org.au
The Headspace website provides information and services to young people aged 12-25 years old and their families/friends about a broad range of issues including bullying, drug and alcohol problems, depression and anxiety, relationships and concerns about school and work.
Kids Helpline – www.kidshelpline.com.au
The Kids Helpline website is for young people aged 5-25 years old and provides an interactive space for kids and teens to explore issues that are affecting them. The site features tips and information on common concerns for each age group.
Reach Out – au.reachout.com
Reach Out is for young people aged 14-25 years old and their parents, providing information, practical support, tools and tips to help young people get through anything from everyday issues to tough times. They also provide moderated forums where you can ask questions, gain insight and connect with others in similar situations anonymously.
If you or someone else is in immediate danger call 000 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department.